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The Amusement Park

by Stephen M. Silverman Black Dog & Leventhal (May 06, 2019)

Experience the electrifying, never-before-told true story of amusement parks, from the middle ages to present day, and meet the colorful (and sometimes criminal) characters who are responsible for their enchanting...

Case Files of the NYPD

by Bernard Whalen, Philip Messing & Robert Mladinich Black Dog & Leventhal (September 03, 2018)

"Characters galore, both good guys and gangsters, leap from the pages" (The New York Times) in this irresistible, authentic look at 175 years of true crime cases from the NYPD archives, packed with photos, artifacts...

The Animal's Companion

by Jacky Colliss Harvey Black Dog & Leventhal (April 01, 2019)

A unique and compelling exploration of why humans need animal companions -- from dogs and cats to horses, birds, and reptiles -- through the eyes of a New York Times bestselling historical detective author....

Underground Worlds

by David Farley Black Dog & Leventhal (May 14, 2018)

A visual and anecdotal exploration of the curious worlds hidden beneath our feet, including ancient cities, salt mine cathedrals, underground amusement parks, and more.

From bone-filled catacombs to sculpted...

Hoax: A History of Deception

by Ian Tattersall & Peter Névraumont Black Dog & Leventhal (March 19, 2018)

An entertaining collection of the most audacious and underhanded deceptions in the history of mankind, from sacred relics to financial schemes to fake art, music, and identities.

World history is littered...

The New York Times Complete World War II

by The New York Times, Richard Overy & Tom Brokaw Black Dog & Leventhal (October 31, 2016)

Experience the history, politics, and tragedy of World War II as you've never seen it before with original, often firsthand daily reportage of The New York Times, our country's newspaper of record.

The Times'...

The Hamilton Collection

by Dan Tucker Black Dog & Leventhal (October 24, 2016)

The subject of a New York Times best-selling biography and a Pulitzer-Prize winning musical, interest in Alexander Hamilton is at an all-time high. This carefully curated collection of Hamilton's writings gives...

Presidents Fact Book Revised and Updated!

by Roger Matuz, Bill Harris & Thomas J. Craughwell Black Dog & Leventhal (January 02, 2017)

The Presidents Fact Book is a compendium of all things presidential and a sweeping survey of American history through the biography of every president from George Washington to Donald Trump.

Organized chronologically...

Undisclosed Files of the Police

by Bernard Whalen, Philip Messing & Robert Mladinich Black Dog & Leventhal (September 26, 2016)

More than 175 years of true crimes culled from the city's police blotter, told through startling, rarely seen images and insightful text by two NYPD officers and a NYC crime reporter.

From atrocities that occurred...

New York Times Book of the Civil War 1861-1865

by Craig Symonds, Harold Holzer & President Bill Clinton Black Dog & Leventhal (April 03, 2016)

The Civil War as you've never experienced it before, through original, first-hand reportage of The New York Times, the country's newspaper of record.

The New York Times, established in 1851, was one of the few...

New York Times Book of New York

by James Barron & Anna Quindlen Black Dog & Leventhal (April 03, 2016)

This unique volume uncovers the most fascinating and compelling stories from The New York Times about the city the paper calls home.

More than 200 articles and an abundance of photographs, illustrations, maps,...

New York Times The Times of the Sixties

by John Rockwell Black Dog & Leventhal (April 03, 2016)

There is no better record of events than The New York Times, and The Times of the Sixties captures the history, culture, and personalities of the 1960s through 400 articles and original commentary with contemporary...

History of Baseball in 100 Objects

by Josh Leventhal Black Dog & Leventhal (May 04, 2015)

The only book of its kind to tell the history of baseball, from its inception to the present day, through 100 key objects that represent the major milestones, evolutionary events, and larger-than-life personalities...

Lincoln's Notebooks

by Dan Tucker & Harold Holzer Black Dog & Leventhal (August 07, 2017)

A unique collection of the public and private words and thoughts of one of American's greatest presidents.

In addition to being one of the most admired and successful politicians in history, Abraham Lincoln was...

The Gilded Age in New York, 1870-1910

by Esther Crain Black Dog & Leventhal (September 26, 2016)

The drama, expansion, mansions and wealth of New York City's transformative Gilded Age era, from 1870 to 1910, captured in a magnificently illustrated hardcover.

In forty short years, New York City suddenly became...

The New York Times Book of the Dead

by William McDonald Black Dog & Leventhal (October 17, 2016)

The obituary page of The New York Times is a celebration of extraordinary lives. This groundbreaking book includes 300 of the most important and fascinating obituaries the Times has ever published.

The obituary...

Atlas of Lost Cities

by Aude de Tocqueville Black Dog & Leventhal (April 04, 2016)

Explore more than forty forsaken urban destinations around the world in a "highly entertaining read ... for history buffs, mystery fanatics and travel junkies alike" (GoNomad).

Cities are mortal, but the traces...

Atlas of Cursed Places

by Olivier Le Carrer Black Dog & Leventhal (October 05, 2015)

Atlas Obscura says this lushly illustrated New York Times bestselling guide to dozens of dangerous, eerie, and infamous locations is the perfect gift for "those who believe the world is still full of mysteries...

Manhattan Project

by Cynthia C. Kelly & Richard Rhodes Black Dog & Leventhal (February 09, 2009)

The definitive collection of writings on the Manhattan Project by the pre-eminent scientists, historians, and the everyday observers who bore witness to the birth of the modern nuclear age.

Begun in 1939, the...

Jerry on Jerry

by Dennis Mcnally & Trixie Garcia Black Dog & Leventhal (November 23, 2015)

Listen in on hours of revelatory conversations with Jerry Garcia, one of the most beloved and missed figures in the world of music, with JERRY ON JERRY. More than twenty years after his death, at too young an...


by Edith Hamilton & Jim Tierney Black Dog & Leventhal (September 25, 2017)

This 75th anniversary edition of a classic bestseller is stunningly illustrated and designed to enchant fans of Greek, Roman, and Norse mythology at all ages.

Since its original publication by Little, Brown and...

Tenements, Towers & Trash

by Julia Wertz Black Dog & Leventhal (October 02, 2017)

A New York Times Notable Book of 2017!

Here is New York, as you've never seen it before. A perfectly charming, sidesplittingly funny, intellectually entertaining illustrated history of the blocks, the buildings,...